Reddening comb and waddle..READY TO LAY????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lisa new chickens, May 12, 2010.

  1. lisa new chickens

    lisa new chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a rescued meat hen whose face, comb and waddle have turned bright red throughout the course of the day. does this mean she is sick or is she ready to lay an egg? She is about 15 weeks now, and she is eating and acting normal.
     
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Ready to lay an egg [​IMG]
     
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    lisa new chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Ducks waddle, chickens have wattles. Yes, she is getting ready to lay.[​IMG]
     

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